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Innovate Alabama awards $4 million to small businesses

In its largest funding round yet, Innovate Alabama has awarded nearly $4 million to 22 small businesses in Alabama.

15 chosen for three statewide startup cohorts

Fifteen Alabama startups have been selected to participate in three different gBETA cohorts that are part of startup accelerator gener8tor.

Tuscaloosa team named Alabama’s Small Business Persons of the Year

The team behind Tuscaloosa’s Transformation Partners has been named Alabama’s Small Business Persons of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Shanna Ullmann, Timothy...

Startup competition set for North Alabama

Applications for Singing River Launch Tank are open through March 31.

Alabama Launchpad announces finalists in Cycle 1 2024

Alabama Launchpad, in partnership with Innovate Alabama, has selected nine finalists in Cycle 1 2024

Steve Dunlap’s mastery of drone photography is taking his career to new heights

Drones changed Steve Dunlap's career, allowing him to photograph Birmingham's iconic structures from a different viewpoint.

Hydro-oriented accelerator, pre-accelerator programs launching in Tuscaloosa

A hydrologic innovation-focused accelerator and pre-accelerator program is coming to Tuscaloosa

Central Alabama Micro Business Accelerator announces fourth cohort

The companies will participate in a nine-month program where small business owners will work with industry experts and experienced mentors.

Meet the innovators of a promising new startup that is revolutionizing tax software

The founders of The Wiz Group saw a need for speeding up tax preparation but when they couldn't find a software to help the process, they created their own.

Mobile team wins $2.8M to bolster minority-owned businesses

Chamber, University of South Alabama and Innovation Portal team to provide workshops, networking and more for young businesses.

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